July 17, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
July 10, 2014|
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
June 30, 2014|
Mice infected with a malaria-causing parasite emit odors that are more attractive to malaria-transmitting mosquitoes than uninfected animals, a study shows.
June 25, 2014|
E. coli repeatedly exposed to ampicillin adapt to stay dormant for longer periods of time—just long enough to outlast the antibiotic treatment.
June 19, 2014|
An examination of 17 ancient skulls shows that some Neanderthal features arose as far back as 430,000 years ago.
May 29, 2014|
Two island populations of male crickets independently evolved to evade parasites by keeping quiet, and have come up with a way to sneak matings with females that still seek the male courtship song.
March 18, 2014|
Experienced fish may be critical for keeping migrating populations on track, a study finds.
March 5, 2014|
Adipose fins, long considered vestigial, may have evolved multiple times as a key adaptation in some fish, study finds.
February 7, 2014|
Five reasons why scientists should stay out of debates over evolution.